Perungulam is a village in Mandapam of Ramanathapuram district, Tamil Nadu. This village is located on the banks of the Perukulam Lake. Perungulam is 144 km away from Ramanathapuram and 612 km away from its capital, Chennai. Ramanathapuram, Sivaganga, Rameshwaram and Paramakudi are some of the cities that surround this village.
Places to Stay
Being a small village, Perungulam does not have any hotels. Good budget hotels are found in Tirunelveli, 43 km away. Some of these hotels are Hotel Laura Paradise Inn (Tariff – Rs.491), Sree Bharani Hotel (Tariff – Rs.747) and Hotel South Avenue (Tariff – Rs.952).
The official language spoken in Perungulam is Tamil.
The most celebrated festivals in Perungulam are Pongal in January, Maha Shivratri in February, Holi in March, Navaratri in October and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
Places of interest around Perungulam are Thiru Valutheeswarar Temple and Swamy MayaKoothar Temple which are located next to the Perukulam Lake. Thoothukudi, which is 29 km away from Perungulam, is a popular tourist destination. The places found here are Hare Island (9 km away), Roche Park (6 km), Panchalankurichi (31 km), and Tuticorin Port (5.2 km) from Thoothukudi.
How to Get There
The nearest airport, Tuticorin Airport, is located 18 km away from Perungulam.
Perungulam has no railway station in its locality. The nearest railway station is the Katchanavilai Railway Station, located 14.3 km away from Perungulam.
There are regular buses to and fro Perungulam connecting it to nearby cities and towns. Parveen Travels ply its buses from Chennai to Perungulam on a daily basis. Opt for online bus reservation through several bus booking sites like Ticketgoose.com from the confines of your home.